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(6) In the event of action within the meaning of Articles 1 or 2 of the
Agreement by a European Power other than Germany, the Contracting
Parties will consult together on the measures to be taken in common.

2.(a) The two Governments will from time to time determine by
mutual agreement the hypothetical cases of action by Germany coming
within the ambit of Article 2 of the Agreement.

() Until such time s the two Governments have agreed to modify the
following provisions of this paragraph;, they will consider : that the case
contemplated by paragraph (1) of Article 2 of the Agreement is that of the
Free City of Danzig ; and that the cases contemplated by paragraph (2) of
Article 2 are Belgium, Holland., Lithuania.

(c)  Latvia and Estonia shall be regarded by the two Governments as
included in the list of countries contemplated by paragraph (2) of Article 2
from the moment that an undertaking of mutual assistance between the
United Kingdom and a third State covering those two countries enters
into force.

(d)  As regards Roumania, the Government of the United Kingdom refers
to the guarantee which it has given to that country j and the Polish Govern-
ment refers to the reciprocal undertakings of the Roumano-Polish alliance
which Poland has never regarded as incompatible with her traditional
friendship for Hungary.

3.    The Undertakings mentioned in Article 6 of the Agreement, should
they be entered into by one of the Contracting Parties with a third State,
would of necessity be so framed that their execution should at no time
prejudice either the sovereignty or territorial inviolability of the other
Contracting Party,

4.    The present protocol constitutes an integral part of the Agreement
signed this day, the scope of which it does not exceed.


1.    The military agreement derives naturally from the political agreement
of July 30, 1941.
2.    A Polish army will be organized in the shortest possible time on the
territory of the U.S.S.R., wherefore :
a)   it will form part of the armed forces of the sovereign Republic of
b)  the soldiers of this army will take the oath of allegiance to the Republic
of Poland,
c)   it will be destined with the Armed Forces of the U.S.S.R. and other
Allied States for the common fight against Germany,
d)  after the end of the war, it will return to Poland,
e)   during the entire period of common operations, it will be subordinated
operationally to the High Command of the U.S.S.R.    In respect of
organization and personnel it will remain under the authority of the
Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces, who will coordinate
the orders and regulations concerning organization and personnel
with the High Command of the U.S.S.R. through the Commander of
the Polish Army on the territory of the U.S.S.R.
3.    The Commander of the Polish Army on the territory of the U.S.S.R
Will be appointed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces ;